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Maine Protesters Want Susan Collins To Take A Stand On Brett Kavanaugh

Maine Protesters Want Susan Collins To Take A Stand On Brett Kavanaugh In one case, a former student told the Guardian , a prospective clerk was introduced to Kavanaugh at a party that Chua hosted at her home - and was later told that the judge wanted her to apply for the post. "If true, this advice is clearly unacceptable", it said. "I represented Ms. Ramirez through last Sunday and the interview with the New Yorker ", Garnett said in an email. [Full Article...]

Quoting Aadhaar Mandatory for Filing Income Tax Returns and PAN Application

Quoting Aadhaar Mandatory for Filing Income Tax Returns and PAN Application The apex court said CBSE, NEET, UGC can not make Aadhaar mandatory. The court's decision restricting private companies from demanding Aadhaar numbers, Bhushan said, would come as a relief. "Aadhaar is the most talked about identification system in the world", he said. The petition, filed by Congressman Jairam Ramesh, alleged that the Act was passed a money bill to "bypass the scrutiny of the Raj... [Full Article...]

Turkey to create 'safe zones' in Kurdish-held Syrian areas

Turkey to create 'safe zones' in Kurdish-held Syrian areas The visiting Russian foreign minister was speaking after a meeting with his Bosnian counterpart in the capital Sarajevo. Syrians wave flags of the opposition and of Turkey during a demonstration against the Syrian government in the opposition and rebel-held town of Hazzanu, about 20 kilometres northwest of the city of Idlib, on September 21, 2018. [Full Article...]

Tuesday evening storm threat 6 PM to Midnight

Tuesday evening storm threat 6 PM to Midnight Behind the front overnight, lows will be in the mid/upper-40s, which is actually close to normal for this time of year. There will be some scattered showers Tuesday afternoon with dry weather in the evening. Tomorrow: Increasing clouds. Wind: S/N 10-20; gusty. Fri: High: 77 Low: 58 Becoming partly cloudy. Wednesday will be a windy day with highs only in the low/mid-60s. [Full Article...]

Moon, Trump agree progress being made on North Korea

Trump said his administration had accomplished more than any other in USA history, prompting the surprise reaction from the general assembly hall. "America's so true .didn't expect that reaction but it's ok". Trump echoed this in his speech and said that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be looking into cutting US foreign aid to countries who do not have "our interests at heart". [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh process make take Senate into weekend

Kavanaugh process make take Senate into weekend Ramirez told The New Yorker magazine that at a party both attended as Yale freshmen in the 1980s, a drunken Kavanaugh placed his penis in front of her and caused her to involuntarily touch it. "Hopefully he will be confirmed quickly". "Thirty-six years ago, nobody ever knew about it or heard about it, and now a new charge comes up and she said it might not be him, and there were gaps and she... [Full Article...]

UK government 'agrees not to favour European Union workers after Brexit'

UK government 'agrees not to favour European Union workers after Brexit' Mr Clark drew a link between migration levels and a likely deal on services. In a further boost for the PM, a predicted row over her Chequers plan failed to materialise. The meeting will take place just hours after the high-profile launch of an alternative plan for leaving the European Union by the free market Institute of Economic Affairs think tank with the backing of former foreign secretar... [Full Article...]

PM's daughter makes global headlines with United Nations appearance

When asked it was harder to run a country or take a 3-month-old on a 17-hour flight, Ardern replied: "It felt at the time, on par". Ardern said she discovered the pregnancy within a week of her election victory past year. Ms Ardern is among world leaders at the UN General Assembly this week and has Neve, born in June, in tow. "There is no spousal programme for this, so we just made a judgement... [Full Article...]

Turkey condemns deadly terrorist attack in Iran

Turkey condemns deadly terrorist attack in Iran At least 25 people, including a four-year-old boy, were killed when gunmen disguised as soldiers ambushed the annual Iranian military parade, in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in almost a decade, which was captured live on state-TV. [Full Article...]

Rouhani: US Threat to Stop Iranian Oil Exports 'Empty Promise'

Rouhani: US Threat to Stop Iranian Oil Exports 'Empty Promise' Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards also kept up the anti-U.S. rhetoric in the build up to the United Nations session, calling President Donald Trump "evil and adventurous" and accusing him of waging economic war on Tehran . Rouhani has sought to reassure Iranians, many deeply frustrated by high unemployment and low living standards, that Iran's oil-reliant economy could withstand the US pressu... [Full Article...]

Labour says preparing to vote down May's Brexit deal

But the exact wording of the motion to be put to a vote at the party's conference on Tuesday states only that "if we can not get a general election , Labour must support all options remaining on the table , including campaigning for a public vote". [Full Article...]

Furious with Israel, Russia gives Assad advanced anti-aircraft system

Furious with Israel, Russia gives Assad advanced anti-aircraft system Russia , which fights in Syria to support the government against rebels and militants, has said Syrian anti-aircraft batteries shot the IL-20 surveillance plane down by mistake shortly after Israeli jets hit a nearby target. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to seek to move past the incident in spite of strong statements from the Russian ... [Full Article...]

6 siblings of Arizona GOP congressman endorse his opponent

6 siblings of Arizona GOP congressman endorse his opponent Paul Gosar , who first entered Congress in 2011 with the backing of the populist Tea Party movement and is known for his hardline views on immigration, is odds-on favourite to retain his seat in the rural, conservative state when he faces Democrat David Brill this fall. [Full Article...]

Judiciary Staffer's Tweets Fuel Fight Over Kavanaugh Accuser

Judiciary Staffer's Tweets Fuel Fight Over Kavanaugh Accuser Ford's lawyer Debra Katz said earlier in an email to committee staff that Ford would be willing to testify under "terms that are fair and which ensure her safety" after she had received death threats. She asserted that Republicans are rushing to confirm Kavanaugh because the court's "session is going to start in October and the President wants his guy there to, he hopes, help him evade criminal ... [Full Article...]

US proposes blocking visas for those using public benefits

US proposes blocking visas for those using public benefits The rules , which run to nearly 450 pages, would make non-immigrants who receive or are considered likely to receive designated public benefits above a designated threshold ineligible for a change of status - such as the granting of a green card - and extension of stay in the US. [Full Article...]

Trump says he’ll have second meeting with Kim Jong Un ‘quite soon’

Trump says he’ll have second meeting with Kim Jong Un ‘quite soon’ Trump, during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the United Nations, said: "Chairman Kim has been really very open and terrific, frankly". No decision had yet been taken as to the venue, he said. The UN's number one financial backer, the United States has moved under Trump to cut funding to the world body, notably to peacekeeping missions that are key to the UN's goal of prom... [Full Article...]

Trump, Rosenstein to meet Thursday

Trump, Rosenstein to meet Thursday Rosenstein put out a statement (sort of) denying it, and some of the President's allies cautioned him about firing him right away. Trump appointed Rosenstein as deputy attorney general but had expressed extreme frustration with him for months, partly over his decision to hire Mueller past year. [Full Article...]

Sanctions on China: US envoy summoned

Sanctions on China: US envoy summoned U.S. sanctions aimed to squeeze "main competitor" out of arms market - Moscow The new punitive measures the U.S. imposed on buyers of Russian weapons - China in particular - is just a sign of unfair competition, aiming to get rid of "hyper-competitive" Russian-made arms, the Kremlin says. [Full Article...]

Wails, vows of revenge at Iran funeral after parade attack

Wails, vows of revenge at Iran funeral after parade attack The US and Israel are complicit in the deadly shooting at the military parade in the city of Ahvaz that claimed dozens of lives, Hossein Salami, deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), said live on state television. Responding to Rohani's accusations, the USA ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, told the BBC that Iran should "look in the mirror" for the causes of the attack, saying th... [Full Article...]

Virginia wildlife officials share 'extremely rare' photos of two-headed copperhead snake

Virginia wildlife officials share 'extremely rare' photos of two-headed copperhead snake Virginia state herpetologist J.D. Kleopfer shared a short Facebook video of the small snake wriggling around. The unnamed person, who found the reptile, contacted the Virginia Herpetological Society to identify the species, according to a CNN report. [Full Article...]


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